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From the first moment Richard Feynman, the brilliant young scientist from Far Rockaway, New York, saw Arline Greenbaum, he was utterly entranced and challenged by her. She was the most popular girl around--beautiful, socially adept, a talented artist who possessed a great gift for life. Together, th
A television movie in the ongoing series of Columbo telefilms. Lieutenant Columbo outsmarts two wealthy, overindulged college students, who have led charmed lives.
During a family gathering at Thanksgiving, the head of the family dies during the meal, leaving the family to cope with his funeral, their neighbors, their bills and -- worst of all -- each other.
A woman in her mid-50s enters a second marriage to a man only two years older than her oldest child. She must learn to deal with the doubts faced by each of her four children concerning her fiance.
A falsely imprisoned woman trapped on an isolated island prison struggles to stay alive and escape.
A small-town cocktail waitress with a dubious reputation has her fragile relationship with her teenage daughter severely tested when she takes on a local school board to have an anti-Semitic history teacher fired.
A young ambitious ballerina from Detroit moves to New York City to become a dancer on the Broadway stage. The plot follows her professional and love life in New York, and the film uses several song-and-dance sequences.
This adventure drama out of the "Deliverance" school puts white water kayaker James Brolin, and freelance photojournalist Catherine Bach, on a collision course with unscrupulous developer Richard Lynch, who will stop at nothing to build his dam.
A young wife, the mother of two, contracts to undertake a surrogate pregnancy for another woman, with her husband's reluctant approval, but is crushed when her best friend, as well as her parents, denounce her. The first of several TV-movies with variations on the theme.
A woman who uses a handgun to defend herself and shoots a man who is assaulting her in her home is doggedly prosecuted by the district attorney bent on making an example of her case. Stockard Channing, partner with then-husband David Debin and their associate, Peter Locke, in the company which made
Loni Anderson is a sultry nightclub singer and John Forsythe a Chicago crime kingpin in this period piece, set in the Prohibition era, about a small-town girl who comes to the big city with her boyfriend, and after he is killed while running illegal booze for the mob, sets out to avenge his murder.
Jack Albertson is a retired railroad worker whose dream of crossing the country in a hot air balloon is encouraged by his grandson, who decides to go along for the ride despite the misgivings of his widowed mother whose plans to remarry have left him disenchanted. This light-hearted family adventure
Old country traditions and values cause Ron Howard to honor the pleas of his brother (played by Mickey Rourke), a quadriplegic following a motorcycle accident, to end his life, and then to stand trial for first-degree murder after the mercy killing. Michael De Guzman's teleplay was inspired by Paige
A fact-based story about that controversial crusader for women's rights.
Billed as the first television film dealing with sexual harassment on the job, this movie finds Valerie Harper playing a divorcee who decides to fight back after her hopes of gaining a promotion are dashed by her rejection of the advances of her boss, played by Max Gail, and it is only after he actu
Spirited sci-fi detective story about the search by a young astrophysicist for sinister extraterrestrials looking for sanctuary for their comrades by possessing the bodies of humans. Originally titled "Alien Force," it was a failed series pilot. It subsequently (if mysteriously) became a two-part, f
She's an amphetamine addict; he's an alcoholic. Together they strive to save one another from self-destruction in this adaptation by Joseph Bologna and Renee Taylor of the autobiographical best-seller by Jill Schary Robinson (daughter of producer/director Dore Schary). Last-minute editing left Charl
Harrowing dramatization of the story of Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton, who was shot down during a bombing mission over Vietnam in 1965, and his torture as a POW over the next seven years while organizing a resistance movement among his fellow prisoners. Surprisingly, Hal Holbrook was overlooked at
This film depicts the problems of a suburban housewife, suffering from fits of depression and alcoholism, and her stay in a psychiatric center after a feeble suicide attempt.
The Patricia Hearst story -- through the eyes of FBI Special Agent Charles Bates -- from her abduction on February 4, 1974, until her capture nineteen months later.
The third film in Quinn Martin's productions from the annals of the FBI recreates the infamous January 17, 1950 Brink's Incorporated robbery in Boston involving the theft of $2,750,000 and the Bureau's dogged pursuit of the perpetrators, whose names were changed for this movie in the traditional pro
A drama about the headline-making murder case involving Dr. Sam Sheppard, the Cleveland osteopathic surgeon who was convicted of the July 4, 1954 slaying of his wife Marilyn. The film relates the ten years he spent in prison and the famous re-trial of 1965 in which he was acquitted on grounds of ins
A foxy female cop goes undercover to bust a drug empire in this pilot for the first of the policewoman series (1974-75), in which Miss Graves was joined by Charles Cioffi (in the role originated by Guardino) and Jack Kelly as their boss. Graves subsequently disappeared from television to take up rel
Martin Sheen received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War, going to the firing squad in 1945. The film, Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, is a dramatization of William Bradford Huie's controversia
A deadly love triangle involves a scheming doctor who tries to inveigle his patient's wealthy wife to dump her husband for him, and together they hatch the perfect crime.
A high school student uses steroids to succeed as the fourth runner on the relay team and to impress his father, but using these dangerous drugs backfires on him.
One foggy night while driving home, teenager Bobbie Marston hits a paper boy with her van. Panicking, she drives him to the hospital but flees without reporting the incident to the police. Though the accident was not her fault because the boy ran in front of her car, she fears someone will discover
In an updated version of Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper," P.J., the son of a middle-class Washington, D.C., family, and Preston, the son of the President of the United States, switch places for a few days after a chance encounter reveals that they are exact look-alikes.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Madolyn Smith and Tom Berenger are a pair of romantically entwined international jewel thieves in this slickly produced three-part adaptation by Carmen Culver of Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel, filmed in Los Angeles, New Orleans, London, Nice, Cannes, Cap Ferrat and Amsterdam. Richard Kiley is
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Herman Wouk's best-selling 1971 epic about a fictional Navy family in the days leading up to Pearl Harbor came to TV in this 16-hour miniseries over seven nights (initially it had been planned for only twelve hours). At about $40-million, it was the single most expensive television event up to that
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